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10 week old Easter Egger

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LynnPG, Oct 7, 2016.

  1. LynnPG

    LynnPG Chirping

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    I think she's a he. My other easter rooster had the same kind of crown at this age too.
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    Here is my other Eastern Egger Rooster. My two roosters like to hang out together

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  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Need a full side view body shot to tell...
     
  3. LynnPG

    LynnPG Chirping

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  4. LynnPG

    LynnPG Chirping

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  5. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Pullet...
     
  6. henny1129

    henny1129 Crazy Livestock Gal

    Agreed! :)
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Pullet
     

  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    That's a pullet [​IMG]
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    pullet
     
  10. LynnPG

    LynnPG Chirping

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    Wow, wasn't expecting that. Her comb starting turning red two weeks ago and her comb is getting reder. And her back tail feathers are very long and straight up.

    She's the blurred head, but look how long her back tail feathers are

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    These two are causing me trouble. They never want to roost with the other chickens. If its warm out they will stay outside and roost. Now that is chilly out they keep roosting in the nest boxes. So when that one comb started turning red and getting redder, I thought, ah rooster, and that's why they keep them self separated from the others. Because she's a he and wants his own lady to himself. But now I'm going to have to figure out how to keep them out of the nest boxes.

    When does a rooster first crow? The second picture of my easter egger rooster, he hasn't crowded yet and he's about 5 months.
     
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